Articles

Below are the article assignments, categorized according to 6 topics. To find the articles, click on the Files link at the bottom of the page

Topic 1. The Island of Cyprus (due Feb. 13)
1. Visit http://www.pkap.org/index.html, the PKAP website, and read the following links: Project, Staff, Places to See, Cypriot Foods, and PKAP Lexicon.

2. Explore Cyprus-related websites, especially those connected to the tourist industry. You might start at a major directory site like http://www.cyprus-net.com/ or simply do a search on tourism on the island.

3. Read Boatswain’s A Traveler’s History, preface & forward, pp. ix-xiii

4. R.J.C. Young's Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction, pp. 1-25 [Article on this Page].

5. Y. Papadakis, Echoes from the Deadzone, Ch. 1

Topic 2. Bronze Age-Hellenistic Cyprus. Due Feb. 27
1. Read Boatswain’s A Traveler’s History, pp. 1-36

2. Read Selection from Steel’s Cyprus before History, Ch. 6 and 7, pp. 149-213. [Article on this Page]

3. V. Karageorghis and M. Demas, Pyla-Kokkinokremos : a late 13thcentury B.C. fortified settlement in Cyprus. (Nicosia 1984), excerpts. [Article on this Page]

4. M. Yon and A.P. Childs, “Kition in the Tenth to Fourth Centuries B.C.,” in BASOR 308 (1997): 9-17. [Article on this Page]

5. Echoes from the Dead Zone, Ch. 2

Topic 3. Roman & Late Roman Cyprus. Due March 20
1. Read Boatswain’s A Traveler’s History, pp. 37-55.

2. Read Bowersock, The International Role of Late Antique Cyprus, 14th Annual Lecture on History and Archaeology of Cyprus, Nicosia 2000. [Article on this Page]

3. Read M. Rautman, “Valley and Village in Late Roman Cyprus,” in Recent Research on the Late Antique Countryside, Leiden 2004, pp. 189-218. [Article on this Page]

4 Read. M. Rautman, “From Polis to Pasture: Exploring the Cypriot Countryside of Late Antiquity,” in Near Eastern Archaeology 71.1-2 (March-June 2008), 90-94. [Article on this Page]

5. Echoes from the Dead Zone, Ch. 3

Topic 4. Post-Antique Cyprus. Due April 10
1. Skim Boatswain’s A Traveler’s History, pp. 55-112

2. Read A.W. Carr, “Dumbarton Oaks and the Legacy of Byzantine Cyprus,” in Near Eastern Archaeology 71.1-2 (March-June 2008), 95-103. [Article on this Page]

3. Read B.J. Walker, “‘Twixt Cross and Crescent’: CAARI and the Cultural History of Crusader and Islamic Cyprus,” in Near Eastern Archaeology 71.1-2 (March-June 2008), 104-110. [Article on this Page]

4. 5. Echoes from the Dead Zone, Ch. 4

Topic 5. The Modern Politics of Cypriot Archaeology. Due May 1
1. Read Boatswain’s A Traveler’s History, pp. 113-195.

2. Read Despina Pilides, “Welcome, Sir, to Cyprus”: The Local Reaction to American Archaeological Research,” in Near Eastern Archaeology 71.1-2 (March-June 2008), 6-15. [Article on this Page]

3. Read Thomas W. Davis, “What’s in a Name? CAARI at Thirty,” in Near Eastern Archaeology 71.1-2 (March-June 2008), 16-20. [Article on this Page]

4. Echoes from the Dead Zone, Ch. 5

Topic 6. The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project. Due May 19
1. Read Articles in Course Packet

2. Echoes from the Dead Zone, Ch. 6

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